The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has approved operation of the most-advanced fire-fighting tank GPM-72, manufactured by UKROBORONPROM SE “Lviv Armored Plant”, by the country’s armed forced, after successful completion of departmental tests.
The fire-fighting tank GPM-72 was created on the initiative and at the own expense of the "Lviv Armored Plant". It is intended for emergency rescue operations in warehouses, arsenals, storage facilities of explosive products.
The GPM-72 is equipped with a fire fighting reservoir with a capacity of 20 tons, a modern fire pump and a mount, allowing to extinguish fire at the distance of up to 100 meters. The vehicle has enhanced passability and crew protection from various types of ammunition and fire. 30-mm armor protects the rescuers, the cabin has a filter-ventilator unit and the system of pouring water over the cabin to reduce its temperature.
The GPM-72 had already been used for fire suppression at the ammunition depot in Vinnytsya Region in September 2017, having proved its high effectiveness.
As of today, the SE "Lviv Armored Plant" is awaiting orders to deploy GPM-72 mass production, allowing to protect and facilitate the work of Ukrainian firefighters and load production capacity.
Ukraines state run Ukroboronprom manufactured armored recovery and a repair vehicle (BREM) “Atlet” has entered serial production. The armored recovery and repair vehicle was designed by Kharkiv-Morozov Design Bureau specialists to conduct evacuation operations and repair works in the field conditions, the company said in a statement last Thursday
Ukroboronprom SJSHC “Artem” successfully tested 152 mm artillery ammunition of own production, the firms press service said today. Thus, Ukraine received own production of large caliber artillery ammunition, as stated by Pavlo Bukin, Director General of the State Concern “UkrOboronProm”(UOP)
Ukraines state-run Ukroboronprom presents its new BRDM-NIK armored reconnaissance and patrol vehicle for the first time at the international exhibition "Arms and Security 2017" in Ukraine, held from October 10-13. The updated combat vehicle, created on the basis of BRDM-2 at Mykolayiv Armoured Plant in Ukraine, will have a new more powerful and economical diesel engine FTP Iveco Tector
Ukroboronprom, Ukraines state-owned defense firm has transferred over 50 BTR-3 Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) to Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National Guard in 2016. During 2016 the plant repaired about 140 armored vehicles and other heavy equipment
Ukroboronprom has suspended two of its directors based on journalistic investigation reports of corruption in Ukrainian defense industry. Director of the State Enterprise "Kharkiv Design Bureau for Machine-Building , Alexei Babich and Director of State Enterprise "Izyum Instrument-Making Plant" Sergei Filonenko are removed from their positions, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Ukrainian State Enterprise, Ukroboronprom has handed over 65 units of armaments and military equipment that include tanks, armored vehicles, armored cars and precision anti-tank missile systems to the Ukrainian army. The handing over of the armaments is our response to the hysteria and provocation of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchinov said during the transfer of equipment on Thursday
Kharkiv enterprises of DK Ukroboronprom handed over 20 units of heavy armament and equipment to the Ukrainian army. On October 3, 2018, the Ukrainian military received 16 T-80 and T-64 tanks on the territory of the State Enterprise "Malyshev Plant", which were reinstated on the State Enterprise "Kharkiv Armored Plant"
Ukroboronprom delivered repaired reconnaissance aircraft Su-24MR to Ukrainian Air Force ahead of the schedule, the Ukrainian firm announced Tuesday. The medium repair of the aircraft was carried out at Mykolayiv Aircraft Repair Plant "NARP", having checked all of its nodes and components, having repaired/replaced those
India’s Lohia Aerospace to Supply Composites to International Aerospace Contractor
Russia Delivers Tanks, Armored Vehicles to Laos, Modernizes Airport
Thales Unveils AI Based Cybersecurity Platform
India's BDL to Display New ATGM at DefExpo-2020
Junked Railway Rake Mistook for Indian ICBM
France “Obstructing” Turkey-Eurosam Missile Defence System Project: Turkish Official
Turkey All But Gives up on F-35 Jet Deal, Seeks Alternatives
Indonesia Seeks Rafale Jets, Submarines, Warships in Defence Cooperation Deal with France
Several joint production and direct procurement programs could be halted if the US and Europe carry through with their threat...
Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making
Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35...
US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...